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February 11, 2015: February is American Heart Month. Each year in the U.S., 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease, making it the leading cause of death for American men and women.
Also, approximately 720,000 Americans will have a heart attack each year – an alarming number that sadly isn’t surprising when one considers that almost half of Americans have at least one of the three key risk factors for heart disease: smoking, high blood pressure, or high LDL cholesterol.
In this episode a physical therapist outlines the signs of a heart attack, the risk behaviors for heart disease, and the healthy behaviors necessary to avoid heart disease. She also explains the cardiac rehabilitation process that awaits patients who are treated for a heart attack.
To learn more about physical therapy, visit MoveForwardPT.com.
Subscribe to Move Forward Radio podcasts on iTunes.
Your heart is the center of your cardiovascular system, and it is vitally responsible for many functions. It transports oxygen to the body, improves immune system function and delivers nutrients to the cells. Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death. This show will get your blood pumping.
There is more to a healthy heart than just eating right and exercising. Stress can negatively impact the health of your heart. Studies show that meditation can improve heart health as well.
On the show we'll cover lifestyle changes that you can make to keep your heart healthy and improve heart function. On another show we'll talk about supplements you can take for the circulatory system. There is just too much to cover in a 45 minute show.
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JOIN US ON THIS MONTH FOR HEART HEALTH MONTH. TOPIC: 5 PILLARS OF A HEALTHY HEART
The radio program of Alpha Health Ministry will focus on Health Education and personal health improvement by covering various health & wellness topics designed to educate, elevate and inspire people to take control of their health & well-being. Join us for another segment of Health By Design with special guest Chaplain Michael Apparicio. This segment will focus on Spiritual matters as releated to Heart Health.
Join Anna on Anna's Journey as she interviews Jessica DeCostole, RD, LDN, a clinical dietitian at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital.
As people continue to achieve their New Year's Resolutions for a healthier 2015, Anna's Journey is partnering with MedStar Health to discuss the importance of eating healthy to keep our hearts healthy!
SO.... what should we look for in labels if we are healthy heart focused?
Is salt a major culprit to be concerned about?
What else can we do, should we do??
Dr. Rene talks about how to keep your heart healthy holistically.
In this show we will be covering models of healing coming from a broad range of disciplines, integrating the best of modern science with the best of the healing wisdom that has been transmitted to us from the most ancient cultures.
Dr. Renè David Alkalay is a life-long student of meditation, Yoga science, Kabbalah, and the religious and philosophical texts of the East and West, and is the author of numerous articles and books. In private practice as a naturopathic practitioner since 1980, he provides holistic services at the Genesis Tree of Life Wellness Center offering help with nutrition, weight management, pain and illnesses, fitness and holistic treatment for cancer patients. Genesis Society (501 c3) is the not-for-profit organization Dr. Renè David Alkalay offers help to veterans and yoga classes for children with cancer.
Women with PCOS constitute, the largest group of women at risk for cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Mark Perloe joins the PCOS Challenge radio show to speak about why women with PCOS are at such high risk for developing cardiovascular disease and recommend steps to improve heart health. Dr. Perloe is the Medical Director of Georgia Reproductive Specialists and a strong PCOS advocate.
Join other women in the fight against polycystic ovary syndrome at PCOSChallenge.com.
Tomas Ayala, MD, cardiologist with the MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute, will be the guest to talk about HEARTS and its diseases. The warning signs and risk factors for heart disease will be on top of the list! AND, a little bit about prevention too! Reducing risk is to our advantage.
MedStar Health, in partnership with WJZ-TV (Channel 13), will host
a live “Ask the Expert - Get Heart Smart” event on
Thursday, Feb. 12 from noon to 6:30 p.m.
During the televised event, viewers can speak live with our experts to get the answers to their heart health-related questions by calling 410-466-1313 or
visiting the MedStar Health Facebook page (http://ow.ly/I6JJp).
Look around! Whereever you are, whereever you go, simply look at the people around you. Guess how many of them have high blood pressure?
And, according to the Centers for Disease control, guess in which age groups hypertension is now common?
Fortunately, hypertension can be both prevented and treated with lifestyle changes alone...in six ways.
About Your Host:
Jessie Blair-Myrie, CHHC, AADP
Your heart beats approximately 100,000 times per day. In a healthy circulatory system, all of this happens without your giving it much thought.
It's Never Too Late
Did you know that it is never too late to make a positive change when it comes to heart health.
Join host Tami Neumann as she sits down in conversation with cardiologist,Elizabeth Jackson as they talk about her book An Ageless Woman's Guide to Heart Health. Learn why prevention is the biggest treatment to heart health.
Dr. Jackson began work at the University of Michigan Health Center in 2007. She works as an attending cardiologist with an emphasis in women's cardiovascular health and prevention.
The Hot Corner Show with Dr Ray!
FEBRUARY is HEART HEALTH MONTH!
Talking about Health, Fantasy Sports, Slow Pitch Softball & More with the Official Chiropractor of ISPS..... Dr Ray!
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Heart disease is a leading killer in America! This prevenalce of Heart disease is a recent occurence in our society.
We will cover the source of High Blood pressure, how common drugs can cause heart disease, how simple food choices can reverse heart disease, and many more causes and solutions!!
Don't miss this life saving show!
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